Month: October 2013

Spooky Skeleton Shortbread

Spooky Skeleton Shortbread

I don’t mean to alarm anyone, but I made skeleton gingerbread men. As in, I made shortbread, cut it with my gingerbread man cookie cutter, & then piped a totally anatomically correct skeleton on top of it. Yes, the gingerbread man cookie cutter was bought 

Caramel Apple & Pear Crumble

Caramel Apple & Pear Crumble

College is beginning to catch up with me. I’m only two assignments into the semester & I already feel as if I’m drowning beneath the weight of it all. Not to be dramatic or anything, but I might not make it out alive. This final 

Lemon Layer Cake with Speculoos Buttercream Frosting

Lemon Layer Cake with Speculoos Buttercream Frosting

Cakes that have several layers are a big deal. They involve more stress, they require more concentration, they take longer to bake (especially if you’re like me & only have one tin of a certain size..), & generally speaking, people expect more from them, that 

Banana & Nutella Granola

Banana & Nutella Granola

Remember that porridge phase I went through back at the beginning of summer? It was short lived blog-wise, but I’ve actually had porridge almost everyday since the obsession began. It resulted in a whole load of crazy, sometimes gross, mix-ins & toppings. But that’s a 

Personal Apple Pie

Personal Apple Pie

Sometimes things happen. Sometimes these things can change your life. A thing like falling for someone & spending two years with them without barely noticing the time go by. Things like going out of your way to do something nice for this person, wanting to 

Homemade Speculoos Spread

Homemade Speculoos Spread

Birthday presents are hard for me. I just find it so difficult to think of something good for people, am I right? Something that people want (but don’t necessarily need), something that will mean something to them (without being too corny), something they’ll love (obviously), 

Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls

Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls

We’re getting to my favourite time of year. When you wear at least three layers at all times & wrap up against the cold. When you bring your umbrella everywhere. When you snuggle up by the fire at night. (When you secretly wear comfy cozy